Juvenile and Children's Law Section

This section provides a forum for lawyers who deal with juvenile and children’s law. It produces CLE courses related to this practice area, distributes a newsletter to section members, and works toward improving juvenile justice and children’s law.

Chair
Disability Rights Tennessee
2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN 37217
(615)298-1080
Immediate Past Chair
Divorce Incorporated
318 Franklin Street
Clarksville, TN 37040
(931)896-2400

Haslam Applauds Youth Villages’ Former Foster Youth Program

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam applauded the work of Memphis-based Youth Villages Monday, joining the youth services agency in unveiling the results of a clinical trial on the effectiveness of its program to aid young people who age out of the foster care system. YVLifeSet provides participants with help and guidance with housing, education, and life skills, the Commercial Appeal reports.

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Restaurant Hosts Benefit for CASA Saturday

Losers Bar and Grill in Cool Springs will host a benefit for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. For $15, guests will receive a beer ticket and an all-you-can-eat BBQ chicken buffet. Alternatively, guests can purchase a $5 drink ticket and participate in games of cornhole. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. Losers will donate all event proceeds directly to Williamson County CASA and Nashville CASA, two nonprofits that serve abused and neglected children in their respective communities. Franklin Homepage has more.

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